Derek Orford

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GBS Full Member

Beer Academy® Beer Sommelier


Company Details: Partner at Beer Dimensions, a beer and brewing consultancy (

Biography: Qualified as a Beer Academy Beer Sommelier in 2014, and as a Master Brewer in 1991. Have worked in breweries all my working life, starting with Whitbread, then Heineken, then Lion Nathan. Have been supporting smaller breweries (Hillside, Belvoir and others since 2014) and have been a full time independent consultant since September 2016.


Twitter: @AMasterBrewer